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1888 Illustrated Edition of SHE

I did some searching on the Internet and found that Christie's sold 3 of the original Greiffenhagen paintings in December 1999.

£4830 equated to about $8,000 in the year 1999, perhaps $11-$12,000 in 2020

I also read a Twitter-tweet dated July 2018 that Charles Nugent owns the 3 original Greiffenhagen paintings pictured below.

I acquired some photos produced from scans of 12 the original illustrations that were sent to HRH in 1896. The 12 illustrations are all Swantype prints. More info about Swantype prints below.

Envelope that contained the original Swantype prints that were sent to HRH in 1896.

Below, compare the original paintings to the Swantype prints sent to HRH and/or the prints that appeared in the 1888 New Edition.

Original Greiffenhagen painting

Swantype print that appears in the book

Original Greiffenhagen painting

Swantype print sent to HRH

Swantype print that appears in the book

Original Greiffenhagen painting

Swantype print that appears in the book

The Original Swantype illustrations compared to the Swantype prints that appear in the book